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paleo cherry garcia ice cream with coconut cream and a cherry on top

Paleo Vegan Cherry Garcia Ice Cream

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  • Author: thebananadiaries
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Frozen


Vegan Cherry Garcia Ice Cream made with only 5 ingredients! Creamy and sweet, this chocolate cherry ice cream has no sugar added and is no churn! Easy for a delicious sweet dairy free treat!


  • 5 large bananas, frozen in chunks
  • 1 cup pitted cherries, cooked and cooled* see post section above
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, Paleo and vegan friendly
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. In a large food processor, blend together the frozen banana chunks, vanilla extract, and coconut milk until smooth.
  2. Pour the frozen banana ice cream into a 9″ loaf pan lined with parchment paper. 
  3. Sprinkle in chocolate chips or chunks and mix the chocolate into the nice cream with a spoon.
  4. Spoon dollops of the cooked and cooled cherries onto the top of the ice cream.
  5. Using a spoon, gently swirl the cherry into the ice cream to create thick swirls of pink.
  6. Place into the freezer for about 1-2 hours.
  7. Serve with extra chocolate chips, coconut cream and top with a cherry!